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verb as in influence another's beliefs without basis, information

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Example Sentences

In fact, some can’t tell whether their agencies are committed to unraveling their own racial prejudices or are simply meeting corporate targets.

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Bringing rival groups together to reduce prejudices is not a new idea.

If it was an idea mired in the prejudices of its time, it was also one that looked beyond those prejudices toward the future.

New research using computational simulation models suggests that prejudice requires only limited intelligence and cognitive ability to develop and spread in populations of artificially intelligent machines.

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After all, the word “ageist” has a negative connotation, one of prejudice and discrimination.

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Liberal legislators from across the country heard all their prejudices confirmed.

The bigot now employs camouflage in translating his prejudices into reality.

The bigot today is often unaware either that he has prejudices or that he is indulging them.

I think that has a lot to do with various prejudices and narrow-minded pockets of our culture.

There are some pretty archaic, long-held biases and prejudices that remain in place (see Mets, New York).

Another party are instigated by Episcopalian prejudices against New England.

So strong were prejudices in favour of superficial morality in even that licentious age!

The Roman senate would have laughed and the Jew would have been whipped; so much are men attached to their prejudices!

The vicar and his wife looked at one another; but they respected Mr. Puffin's prejudices, and ceased to press him.

To this sentiment all the passions and prejudices of the haughty race were subordinate.


On this page you'll find 106 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to prejudices, such as: bigotry, enmity, discrimination, racism, bias, and preconception.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.